Thursday, 17 March 2011

OTT?

I can't make cards any more :( it's not like me but I'm really not feeling like I can do this anymore. I've got a few cards that I really have to make as occasions are looming. I don't know if it's because I've not made any for a few days and I'm out of the swing or maybe it's because I haven't had time to blog hop,that can get those creative juices going. Anyway,this card looks a bit as if I've gone back a couple of years but I do know that my mum will love it. I used my latest purchase,some new Nestie Squares and Scalloped Squares, I also treated myself to a new Paper trimmer as my trusty Fiskars is struggling. My new one is a Martha Stewart,it has a great slide out extension which means you can line paper up from the bottom as well as the top,I'm not so impressed with the way you have to change between the blade and scorer but I'm hoping that I can buy an additional slider to make it easier. Does anyone else think that these paper trimmer designers should design a slightly longer one so that you don't need to remove the edge strip from 12x12 papers!!! Anyway I think the card is self explanatory, I have no idea where I got those flowers from,they've been in my drawer for ages. I used some quickutz dies on the card and brushed the tulle with some stickles.

I'm using this card for the following challenges :-
Art Impressions 8,Getting punchy,
Charisma Cards 11,To Die For,
DYSU11,Add a bow,
Stashbuster 1,Anything goes,
Papertake Weekly,Triotastic,(White flowers, gems)
Crafty Creations 110,Mothers day,
Anything Goes Challenge,Die Cuts,
Bearly Mine 6,Mothers day,
DCD85,Mothers day,
Happichallenge 14,Recipe.
Thanks for stopping by,will try harder next time!
Julie.x

27 comments:

Anniebee said...

Hi, Julie! I sure can't tell that your mojo is on holiday because I really love this card! I mean it! I also agree whole-heartedly with you about paper trimmer manufacturers! Sometimes you have to wonder what they're thinking, huh? Anyway, thanks for playing with us this week at Amber's Crafts and Stuff. I hope you'll join us again very soon.

Anne (Anniebee)

WencheP said...

Gorgeous card! Absolutely love it! The colors are fabulous and I love the flowers. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

-Wenche

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Beautiful card I love the flowers in the vase that you have made 3D thank you for joining in at Anything Goes
Hugs Tamara Posh Cat Crafts!

Squirrel x said...

Oh sweetie, this is so pretty, I love it! Know exactly what you mean about throwing it all in, I've had more days than I care to count when I've felt like that. If this is what you come up with when you are on a low day I don't think you need to worry any! Hugs Sxx

Linda w said...

I would so love my trimmer to be just a tiny bit longer, it is annoying to have to take the strip off - how am I supposed to remember where I got the paper from then lol. Love your card, and I agree with previous post, if this is you on a bad day, I really need to up my game. I, like your mom, would love to get that card. Thanks for joining us at Amber's Craft and Stuffs first challenge, hope to see you again next week. Hugs lin

Marie said...

Such a sweet looking card. Perfect for mother's day. Thanks so much for playing with us over at BMC this time.
Love n hugs
Marie

Peggysue said...

Gee, my skill level must be back a few years, 'cuz I really like this card. I think its a great design and I love the flowers in the vase. For heavens sake, don't quit! your mojo will be back at some point, altho I can't tell that its gone.
I’m glad you joined us for the DYSU Add a Bow challenge & hope to see you again!

CraftyNCrazy said...

I think this is a great card. I love the vase and flowers!

Thanks for stopping by Amber's Crafts and Stuff! I hope you will join us again next Wednesday!

~*~Amber~*~
www.amberscraftsandstuff.com

Linda R. said...

Oh my sweet creative friend. That happened to me a couple of month ago. Don't worry you will get your Mojo back. Sometimes I wonder if our creative brains just need a little rest...

Your card is beautiful.. Just as sweet as can be. Your Mum is just going to love it.

Hugs, Linda

EVIL twin said...

Pretty! Thanks for joining our challenge at Amber's Crafts & Stuff!

sue said...

great card mojo must be back! thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Miranda said...

hope your mojo comes back soon Julie, but this one is ery pretty
thanks for joining us at the DYSU challenge blog this week
hugs
Miranda

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Your card is lovely! You don't always have to stamp and color...lol! Great card and I am sure it will be well loved! Thanks for playing along with us at Happileigh Scrappin' challenge this week.
Hugs,
Georgia

Chrissy said...

This is gorgeous Julie, and dont worry about your mojo...he always comes back. Mine packs his back often and dissappears for days, I just ignore him, I blog hop instead, look at everyone elses work, admire them all, and soon mr.mojo slinks back in through the back door...
Luv CHRISSYxx

Jeannie said...

Pretty card Julie - I'm sure that your mum will love it.

Natasha said...

What a sweet card. I'm sure any mother would love to receive it. Thanks for playing along at Amber's Crafts and Stuff.

Natasha

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

love these images :) Amazing card! Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....

Hugs
Judith

Miria said...

Such a lovely card, Julie! Thank you for joining Papertake Weekly, Miria GDT

Pops x said...

Hi sweetie, this is just stunning, love everything about it, gorgeous work hugs pops x x x

Happileigh Scrappin' said...

I don't know how you can say you're out of ideas. This card is amazing! Love it. Thanks for joining us at Happileigh Scrappin' Challenge this week.

Saron said...

This is gorgeous card!! Thanks for joining Art Impressions Challenge#8!

papertrails leaver said...

fabulous card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations for our mother's day challenge! Good luck! Amy

Happileigh Scrappin' said...

Congratulations Julie, You have won third place over at Happileigh Scrappin' Challenge. Hop on over and get your prize.

Dragonlady said...

Hi Julie

I think this is a beautiful card, love the nesties and dimension with your embellishments. Thank you for playing at Due Cut Dreams.

Hugs Ali x

Anji78 said...

This card is so cute! I myself love to play with border punches and ribbons too!

Gemma said...

lovely creation! Thanks for joining in this weeks Die Cuts challenge at Charisma Cardz! Gemma :)

Susie Sugar said...

Classy card I love the sweet flowers
Thanks for joining us @ the DCD challenge this time please come back tomorrow for our new challenge
Hugs Susie Sugar xx